At least one input in this analysis appears to be unrealistic. Internal Rates of Return should be between -5% and 25%. The IRR of this analysis is 26%. Check the units and currencies for errors.

Kaleta Hydropower, Kaléta, Guinea

River: Konkoure

Status: Under construction

1 hectare per MW

2 people per MW

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Net Present Value913,761 thousand USD
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions936,701 thousand USD
Internal Rate of Return26.4% (unrealistic)
Cost per MWh excluding environmental costs58 USD per MWh
Hectares flooded per MW1 hectare per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions705,212 metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW2,938 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW1 hectare per MW
People displaced per megawatt2 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced500 people displaced
Area flooded139 hectares
Vegetation type or land coverTropical Moist deciduous Forest, Mostly natural
Carbon density152 tC/ha
Installed capacity 240 MW
Capacity used67%
Construction time2 years
Construction cost, including transmission infrastructure costs526,000,000 USD
Wholesale price of energy126.57 USD
Economic discount rate10%